James Brooke

James, Rajah of Sarawak, KCB (born James Brooke; 29 April 1803 – 11 June 1868) was a British adventurer whose exploits in areas of the British Empire led to him becoming the first White Rajah of Sarawak.

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Sarikei - Famous Person
... Rentap Rentap (died 1863) was a famous Dayak (Iban) warrior in Sarawak, Malaysia during the Brooke White Rajahs era in that state ... Essentially, Rentap's rebellion was due to the White Rajah's or James Brooke's action of eliminating the Ibans in Skrang because he thought they were pirates ... Ibans there, Rentap took the subsequent action of attacking James Brooke's fort at Skrang River called Nanga Skrang ...
James Brooke (disambiguation)
... James Brooke was the first White Rajah of Sarawak ... James Brooke may also refer to James Brooke (journalist) (born 1955), American journalist James Anson Otho Brooke (1884–1914), Scottish recipient of the Victoria ...
James Brooke - Honours
... Some Bornean species were named in Brooke's honor Rhododendron brookei, Rhododendron, named by Hugh Low Rajah Brooke's Pitcher Plant, Nepenthes rajah, a pitcher plant named by Joseph ... Wallace Brooke's Squirrel, Sundasciurus brookei James Brooke Brooke family Born 29 April 1803 Died 11 June 1868 Regnal titles Preceded by None Rajah of Sarawak 1842–1868 Succeeded by Charles ...
Health In Brunei - History - British Intervention
... that time, appealed to the British to stop partitioning and annexing Brunei, as what James Brooke was doing since 1846 ... foreign powers without British consent.” When James Brooke later annexed the Pandaruan district, however the British did not take any action against him as they regarded James ...

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